Urgent Appeal For Info On Pesticides

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security’s Pesticides Control Unit is urgently seeking the public’s assistance in collecting unused and expired pesticides, as well as empty pesticide containers and equipment used in the treatment of weeds, insects and rodents, among other things. This information will aid the Ministry’s efforts towards ensuring the safe and proper disposal of such materials. Persons …

Pesticide Control Critical To Food Security

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In an effort to ensure that Barbadians and the wider Caribbean have access to “safe food”, emphasis must be placed on effective management of pesticides and other chemicals within the agricultural sector. This view was expressed by Senior Agricultural Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Michael James, as he delivered remarks on behalf of Minister Indar Weir, …

Barbados To Host Pesticide Control Meeting

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Delegates from over 10 Caribbean countries will gather at the Courtyard by Marriot, Hastings, Christ Church, from June 11-13, for the 22nd Meeting of the Coordinating Group of Pesticides Control Boards of the Caribbean. The meeting is being hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security and facilitated by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the …